-Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, and Author of
Taking Charge of ADHD
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Thousands of teachers and parents have relied on the authoritative, concise information in Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits for advice on meeting the educational, medical, and social needs and challenges of adolescents with these conditions. This updated edition provides more than 80 summaries (annotated checklists for easy consumption) chock full of new information on research, teaching strategies, education law, executive functioning, social skills, and medication.
A well-known expert on attention deficit disorders and related conditions and the author of the highly acclaimed Teenagers with ADD and ADHD, Chris Dendy is encouraging to educators about the challenges of teaching and managing behavior, while reminding them that attention issues are due to problems in the brain that students can't control. Summaries fall into these important categories:
• The Basics of ADD & ADHD
• Academic and Learning Issues
• Executive Function and Organizational Skills
• Federal Laws
• Medication Issues
• Managing Behaviors
• Going the Extra Mile
This comprehensive resource is an excellent tool for teachers and parents to use to pinpoint concrete ways to help their child or student be as successful as possible.
Chris Dendy has more than thirty years of experience as a teacher, school psychologist, mental health counselor, administrator, and national consultant. She is the mother of three children, two of whom have ADD. She is also the author of Teenagers with ADD and ADHD (Woodbine House, 2006).
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